Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Southern Africa: Nearly a Million Southerners Hit By Floods, Cyclones

Almost a million people across Southern Africa have suffered as a result of floods, cyclones and heavy rains so far during the annual wet season, United Nations relief officials reported.
And although the worst of the weather is over for another year, problems could persist until the end of April, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in its latest update. Further heavy rains are still expected, including in central Mozambique, where the rivers are already swollen after two days of intense rainfall last week.

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